Brands with Umami - the CoolBrands top 20
As lovers of all things brand we were very excited to see the list of this year’s official ‘Cool Brands’. The brands in the list are decided by 2000 consumers, and a panel of 37 key influencers (which this year’s included models Sophie Dahl and Jodie Kidd and fashion designer Julien Macdonald). The brands are marked on their style, innovation, originality, authenticity, desirability and uniqueness. When looking at the list, you can definitely see the influence of desirability and style in the raft of high-end luxury lifestyle brands (Dom Perignon, Aston Martin, Bang & Olufson, Selfridges, Liberty, Chanel, Alexander McQueen and...
Review - The Ethicurean. Nr. Bristol
Date Visited – 06/09/2014 On the weekend I had the absolute delight of visiting The Ethicurean – a great concept restaurant just on the outskirts of Bristol near the airport. The Ethicureans slogan is ‘A Sense of Place’ – and this is a very fitting slogan when you consider the amazing location and delicious food. The restaurant is based in a Victorian walled garden, and all fruit and veg used in the meals is grown in the garden. Talk about reducing food miles?! Though the meat is not farmed on-site, it is all ethically raised by local farmers. The menu at the Ethicurean also changes...